SI (Systéme International) units:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You should know (memorize) and be able to interconvert the prefixes in the table below:

SI Prefixes

Prefix

Symbol

Magnitude

tera-

T

1012

giga-

G

109

mega-

M

 106

kilo-

k

103

base

100

deci-

d

10-1

centi-

c

10-2

milli-

m

10-3

micro-

mu (or mc)

10-6

nano-

n

10-9

pico-

p

10-12

fempto-

f

10-15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Last modified 30 January 2015